Burris Prairie, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994


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Burris Prairie was near Bald Hill in south central Angelina County. The area was first settled before the Civil War by pioneers from the Old South. A post office operated there from 1860 to 1866, but by the 1880s the community was no longer shown on maps.

Angelina County Historical Survey Committee, Land of the Little Angel: A History of Angelina County, Texas, ed. Bob Bowman (Lufkin, Texas: Lufkin Printing, 1976).

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Burris Prairie, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 17, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/burris-prairie-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

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